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for·tu·i·tous adjective 1. happening by chance rather than design.

This is the boat log, or 'blog' if you will, of the sailboat Fortuitous, where we reflect on our sails, our screwups, and our thoughts about nautical things.

Recent Log Entries:

The Voices

I arrived at the marina with two simple tasks. Neither of them to sail. ...continued

Lazy Day at Governor's Mansion

"Is that Governor's?" I asked, gesturing across the bay to the line of boats along the opposite shore. ...continued

The Tale of the Tape

Between land-based obligations and persistent monsoon conditions, it's been a rough season. ...continued

Hot Summer Sailing

It's been hot out there. ...continued


When we first started boating, we made the decision—partially based on high-minded philosophy and substantially based on a lack of budget—to make do without much in the way of instrumentation. ...continued